Leading IT solutions distributor chooses CAStor as its preferred object storage software

AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2012 — Caringo Inc., the leading provider of object storage software, today announced that Condre Storage Inc., a leading IT solutions distributor with a strong focus on enterprise data storage for SMB VARs and solution providers, is now offering Caringo’s CAStor® software as its preferred object storage solution.

Condre has a strong presence in financial services, higher education and life sciences – all markets where unstructured data growth is driving the need for scalable and more cost-effective solutions for storing and managing unstructured data. Condre will package and license Caringo’s CAStor software to address cloud, tiered and archiving storage on a wide range of servers.

“We pride ourselves on only working with providers of storage solutions across a wide variety of product lines that solve pressing storage issues for our VARs and service partners,” said David Logelin, Executive Vice President of Condre. “In partnering with Caringo, we expand our offerings with object storage software that will run on any of the servers we offer, including Intel, SGI and SuperMicro. With Caringo’s products, we can provide new highly scalable, efficient and cost-effective storage solutions for content. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”

“SGI works with companies worldwide to ensure our customers are offered the broadest selection and highest-quality solutions for their computing and storage needs,” said Alison Ryan, vice president of SGI global channel sales. “The pairing of SGI hardware products with Caringo object storage software and Condre’s expertise helps solve the pressing storage issues facing every organization today in a cost-effective manner and with the flexibility and scalability that they require.”

“Object storage is the best solution to store and manage the relentless growth of unstructured data that needs to remain accessible indefinitely,” said Mark Goros, CEO at Caringo. “These issues, however, are not exclusive to large organizations and large service providers. By partnering with Condre, we are bringing the benefits of object storage and cloud storage architecture to SMB VARs and solution providers across the U.S. We are pleased that Condre has selected us as their preferred object storage software provider and look forward to our partnership.”

For more information on the Caringo and Condre relationship, interested parties can contact Caringo online or via email at partners@caringo.com.

About Caringo

Caringo is the global leader in object storage and developer of the Caringo Object Storage Platform powered by CAStor – software that enables massive scalability and future-proof accessibility of unstructured data. Caringo object storage enables cloud storage solutions, big data repositories and general storage infrastructure replacing NAS, tape and VTL. Our field-proven technology utilizes any combination of x86 server hardware to build boundless storage solutions accessible via HTTP.

About Condre Storage

Condre Storage has carefully chosen a combination of product lines in hard drives, tape backup, RAID systems, storage area networking (SAN), and software to provide value added resellers with a wide variety of high-quality and cost-effective storage solutions. Condre Storage’s management, sales representatives, engineering staff and support team all have extensive backgrounds in the data storage market.